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Monday, December 21, 2015
Why Should You Forgive?
If you cannot find motivation in forgiveness to benefit the other person, then find the motivation to forgive in order to release yourself. When you don't forgive, you believe that you are punishing the other person and that you are the jailer who keeps them in prison. But that is false. By not forgiving, you act as your own jailer. Your peace and joy can serve as your motivation. Not forgiving someone gives you a false peace and joy, a falsity that you give justification to by "making them suffer for their words or actions (sins)." Forgiveness brings you true peace and joy, God's peace and joy. This is a complete release which frees you. Lawrence Doochin These posts are similar to the over 2100 contained on The Divine Speaks website ( where God gives YOU the one that you need to hear at that time. Lawrence is the author of three books on emotional and spiritual healing, including "Thirteen Steps To Move From Victim Consciousness To God Consciousness: Healing Traumatic Experiences Including Sexual, Physical, Emotional, And Mental Abuse." He is available for fee based spiritual and life counseling. Please contact him at


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